Grapefruit Chiffon Pie Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Fresh grapefruit juice1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Unflavored gelatin1 Tablespoon (1 Envelope)
 Egg whites2
 Cream of tartar1 Teaspoon
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Boiling water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Baked 9 inch pie shell1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1983 Calories from Fat 525

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g89.7%

Saturated Fat 22.4 g112.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1090.3 mg45.4%

Total Carbohydrates 344 g114.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.3%

Sugars 222.7 g

Protein 27 g54.6%

Vitamin A 0.5% Vitamin C 156.4%

Calcium 6.5% Iron 18%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Measure 1/2 cup grapefruit juice into a small saucepan; sprinkle on gelatin.
Stir over direct heat until dissolved.
Remove from heat and stir in remaining grapefruit juice.
Set in refrigerator until slightly thickened.
Meanwhile, combine egg whites, cream of tarter, and sugar in a mixing bowl.
Pour boiling water over all and beat constantly with an electric beater 10 minutes.
Add slightly thickened gelatin to the beaten egg white mixture; beat until thoroughly blended, about 3 minutes.
Turn into the baked pie shell.
Refrigerate until ready to serve.
One 9-inch pie Note: 1 cup of the following may be substituted for the grapefruit juice; strawberry, raspberry, cherry, apple, pineapple, loganberry, cranberry, grape, apricot or a blend of juices.